Typhoon Sơn Tinh – the third typhoon to hit the East Sea this year – was forecast to make landfall in provinces from Thái Bình to Quảng Bình last night with wind speeds near its eye reaching 74km per hour.
A transnational drug trafficking ring was busted in HCM City on Thursday with the biggest ever haul of heroine seized by city police, the Public Security Ministry’s drug crime investigation unit reported yesterday.
Recent hot weather caused fires in Sơn Tiến Commune, in the central province of Hà Tĩnh, which then spread to the neighbouring province of Nghệ An, leaving damage in Khánh Sơn Commune.
Four people died after being electrocuted while installing telecommunications pylons in the central province of Nghệ An.
The ministries of science and agriculture have urged six provinces in the northern Central region to utilise land in the corridor of Hồ Chí Minh Trail to develop high-tech agriculture.
Two people were killed and five others were injured in a car crash in Phalanxay district, Savannakhet province of Laos on June 21, said the Vietnamese Consulate General in Laos.
Environment police in central Hà Tĩnh Province discovered the illegal transport of 37 rare, wild animals from Laos to neighboring Nghệ An Province during the weekend.
Several marine channels like Cửa Lò in Nghệ An Province, Sa Kỳ in Quảng Ngãi and Thị Vải in Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu have not been dredged in years because authorities have been unable to identify dumping sites to dispose of the sludge after dredging.
The strategy on the development of cement industry by 2030 towards 2050 would ensure a balance between the supply and demand for cement.
Only four months after returning from flight training in the Soviet Union, Capt Đinh Tôn had downed his fourth US aircraft on 16 June 1968.